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Nutrition Tips: Heart Healthy Diet

For patients newly diagnosed with heart ailments, there is more proof than ever of food’s role in treatment. A heart-healthy diet has been shown to be the most effective in terms of lowering cardiovascular risks. By eating plenty of fruits and vegetables – and lots of them – up to as much as 4 1/2 […]

Fall favorite chili gets a healthy makeover

I love chili, and with the beautiful fall weather surrounding us, it’s a perfect time for it. This chili recipe uses three types of beans, which are full of nutrition. Beans have protein, antioxidants and fiber, plus are low in fat. Black beans are rich in cancer-fighting antioxidants – the same antioxidants found in grapes […]

Nutrition Tips: Diabetes

By 2020, 1 in 2 Americans could have diabetes. But there’s good news: what you eat can help prevent and manage diabetes. Eating well and moving more helps prevent the condition — even if your blood glucose level is already in what’s considered to be a “pre–diabetes” range. And if you have diabetes already, eating […]

Meatloaf goes Italian for healthy, kid-friendly meal

If you are tired of the same old meatloaf recipe or are looking for a kid-friendly meatloaf, this is the answer. It is a simple and easy recipe with flavors kids love, but tastes special enough to serve to company. You can use regular bread crumbs if you do not want it gluten-free, but you […]